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Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Burley 

Grade: T 

Requisition ID: 247 



McCain It’s All Good is our philosophy. As a food manufacturer, our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good. But McCain It’s All Good is not just about the food we make, it’s about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good. The McCain It’s All Good philosophy underpins everything we do.

McCain Foods is a world-leading food company and one of the largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties. We also produce other foods including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals, and desserts and our products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries around the globe. A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, we generate annual sales of CDN$7 billion, employ 18,000 people globally and operate 46 production facilities on six continents.
McCain Foods is currently accepting applications for Plant Maintenance Mechanic positions on a night shift (7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) at the Burley, Idaho plant.

Plant maintenance is responsible for performing a variety of general maintenance duties and mechanical repairs to operate, repair, adjust, install, rebuild, and fabricate various types of machinery and systems for the factory.


  • Plumbing, welding, and electrical repairs; using technical tools, instruments, and other materials to operate, repair, adjust, install, rebuild and fabricate various types of machinery and systems for the factory.
  • Utilizes diverse degrees of various technical skills; such as general maintenance, plumbing, welding and electrical/electronic skills.
  • Performs functions that require that use of precise calculations and measurements.
  • Communicates with equipment users to assess problem areas.
  • Examines and evaluates problem areas and determines and initiates appropriate action.
  • Communicates decisions concerning solutions with appropriate personnel.
  • Education required: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) and 1 year certificate from college or technical school and 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Understanding, knowledge, and basic skill with welding, industrial mechanics, electronics, electrical, and plumbing.
  • Packaging maintenance experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience in a potato processing facility is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Must have ability to effectively present information before groups of customers or employees.
  • Must have ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Compensation includes a competitive hourly wage and excellent benefits.
McCain Foods is a drug free workplace. EOE M/F/D/V


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).


Job Family: Engineering & Technical; Manufacturing      
Division: Greater North America 
Department: ​Manufacturing Maintenance ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Idaho : Boise || US - United States of America : Idaho : Burley || US - United States of America : Idaho : Fruitland || US - United States of America : Idaho : Nampa 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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